Welcome to the 2014 Archaeology Catalogue.
This year sees the publication of some great new textbooks, research, and reference works which we have collected together for you to view here.
Elsewhere in the catalogue you will find our new and key titles are arranged by series and theme, and these can be accessed using the links on the left hand side.
From introductory guides to textbooks, and reference handbooks to monographs, we are confident you that you will find the right book to suit your needs.
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Materialities, Aesthetics and the Archaeology of the Recent Past
Series: Archaeological Orientations
Since the nineteenth century, mass-production, consumerism and cycles of material replacement have accelerated; increasingly larger amounts of things are increasingly victimized rapidly and made redundant. At the same time, processes of destruction have immensely intensified, although largely...
Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge
Investigating the Missing Majority
Perishable Material Culture in Prehistory provides new approaches and integrates a broad range of data to address a neglected topic, organic material in the prehistoric record. Providing news ideas and connections and suggesting revisionist ways of thinking about broad themes in the past, this book...
Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Peoples of the Ancient World
The Vikings provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to the complex world of the early medieval Scandinavians. In the space of less than 300 years from the late eighth to the late eleventh centuries CE, people from what are now Norway, Sweden and Denmark left their homelands in...
To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge
Settlement Patterns, Architecture, Hieroglyphic Texts and Ceramics
The ancient Maya created one of the most studied and best-known civilizations of the Americas. Nevertheless, Maya civilization is often considered either within a vacuum, by sub-region and according to modern political borders, or with reference to the most important urban civilizations of...
Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge
The History of Archaeology: An Introduction provides global coverage with chapters devoted to particular regions of the world. The regional approach allows readers to understand the similarities and differences in the history of and approach to archaeology in various parts of the world. Each...
Published December 24th 2013 by Routledge
Corporeality, Materiality, and Transformation
Twentieth-century war is a unique cultural phenomenon and the last two decades have seen significant advances in our ability to conceptualize and understand the past and the character of modern technological warfare. At the forefront of these developments has been the re-appraisal of the human body...
Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge
History, Society and Economy
The Ancient Near East reveals three millennia of history (c. 3500–500 bc) in a single work. Liverani draws upon over 25 years’ worth of experience and this personal odyssey has enabled him to retrace the history of the peoples of the Ancient Near East. The history of the Sumerians, Hittites,...
Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge
If human burials were our only window onto the past, what story would they tell? Skeletal injuries constitute the most direct and unambiguous evidence for violence in the past. Whereas weapons or defenses may simply be statements of prestige or status and written sources are characteristically...
Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge